Review: could Warfarin cause Memory loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
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On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 44,901 people who take Warfarin. Among them, 543 have Memory loss. See who they are, when they have Memory loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 48,989 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots, deep venous thrombosis. Commonly reported side effects of Warfarin sodium include international normalised ratio increased, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, atrial fibrillation/flutter, weakness.
Memory loss (latest reports from 458,018 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 44,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 497 people (1.11%) have Memory Loss.
Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory loss||12.90%||19.35%||9.68%||9.68%||12.90%||6.45%||29.03% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Memory loss||52.69%||47.31% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.25%||0.00%||0.00%||2.48%||5.21%||14.64%||77.42% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Warfarin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||16.67%||62.50%||20.83%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (53 people, 10.66%)
- Atrial fibrillation (45 people, 9.05%)
- Depression (43 people, 8.65%)
- Arthritis (37 people, 7.44%)
- Sleep disorder (29 people, 5.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (135 people, 27.16%)
- Lisinopril (125 people, 25.15%)
- Furosemide (106 people, 21.33%)
- Lipitor (103 people, 20.72%)
- Digoxin (100 people, 20.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
coming to one year checkup on Warfarin for DVT IKNOW I HAVE HAD MEMORY PROBLEMS RIGHT FROM FIRST -CANT REMEMBER NAMES BOOKS READ,YESTERDAY ETC. IT USUALLY COMES BACK WITHIN AN HOUR
BUT PEOPLE NOTICE IT AND COMMENT.ONLY TAKE PROBIOTIC AND HAVE HAD TWO SERIES OF ANTIBIOTICS
FOR URINE INFECTIONS. WHAT IS THE DANGER IF I GO OFF OF WARFARIN AND IF SO HOW DO I DO IT?
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